Summary Description: The Department of Pathology and Cell Biology at Columbia University Medical Center is recruiting a Postdoctoral Research Scientist/Fellow to work in the lab of Dr. Alejandro Chavez. The incumbent will focus on yeast models of protein misfolding diseases, high throughput methods of mammalian cell line engineering and in vivo uses of CRISPR/Cas9 technologies.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree with a strong background in cancer research.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates must be highly motivated, good-natured and thoughtful Ph.D.-level scientists with a passion for science. Backgrounds in medicine, biology, chemistry, engineering, and/or physics are all welcome. Expertise or experience in CRISPR/Cas9, next-generation sequencing, computational biology, microscopy, and/or mouse husbandry is highly desirable, but not essential.
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